Steve Podlecki, 86, of Oak Lawn, died Sept. 26, at home. Visitation was held at Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home in Orland Park on Oct. 1. A funeral Mass was offered at St. Linus Church in Oak Lawn on Oct. 2. Burial was private.
Mr. Podlecki is survived by his wife, Mary; his daughters, Susan Del Castillo, Diane Clifton and Mary Greene; his son, Steven; and eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Mr. Podlecki was born in Chicago. He was a retired electrician. He was a veteran of World War II, a U.S. Army Sgt. and a member of VFW Post 6863. He participated in the Normandy Invasion and was a recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross for extraordinary achievement.